30th Classic Car Birthday Cake

In the 10 years I’ve been with him, I’ve never known Hubs to have a proper birthday cake. He’s one of the lucky or unlucky people (depending on your viewpoint) who arrived on this earth just in time to interrupt Christmas Dinner. As this year was a significant birthday I wanted to make him aContinue reading “30th Classic Car Birthday Cake”

How to decorate your baked bean tin Christmas cake

Part 1 – How to make your cake Part 2 – How to marzipan your cake  This project started a couple of months ago when I promised one of my evening classes I would teach them how to decorate Christmas cakes. Today I finally finished decorating them. I really enjoyed this project and plan toContinue reading “How to decorate your baked bean tin Christmas cake”

How to marzipan baked bean tin Christmas cakes – Pt 2

Your baked bean tin cakes should be nicely fed now so it’s time to get covering them in marzipan. You need to leave at least 24 hours between covering the cake marzipan and icing to allow the marzipan to dry and stop the oils from the marzipan leaching and spoiling the white icing. One ofContinue reading “How to marzipan baked bean tin Christmas cakes – Pt 2”